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Re: Youtube problem, could it be the browser?

I posted this once, I think I should make a thread for chrome/youtube/flash player issues

and if the below doesnt work, then say so. I'll be more than happy to help you troubleshoot past that.

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Re: Youtube problem, could it be the browser?

Time Warner is apparently throttling Youtube and the servers have been wonky in certain regions. I discovered proxfree, it's a youtube proxy that cashes extremely fast and almost never pauses or buffers. It's a handy tool for those suffering with that problem, I had issues temporarily but now it's back to normal.

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Re: Youtube problem, could it be the browser?

Pretty sure I did what Ziggler posted the last time this came up, and have hardly had a problem since.


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Re: Youtube problem, could it be the browser?

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I posted this once, I think I should make a thread for chrome/youtube/flash player issues

and if the below doesnt work, then say so. I'll be more than happy to help you troubleshoot past that.

But the OP uses Internet Explorer.

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Re: Youtube problem, could it be the browser?

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But the OP uses Internet Explorer.

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Internet Explorer.
problem found...

OP, download chrome or torch. IE is the shit of the shit.
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problem found...

OP, download chrome or torch. IE is the shit of the shit.
I second that. I use Chrome and whenever I encounter a problem, I can quickly solve it.

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problem found...

OP, download chrome or torch. IE is the shit of the shit.
I'll try chrome today. I heard a lot about it. Thanks!
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Re: Youtube problem, could it be the browser?

it's a running Tech joke that Internet Explorer's only use is to download Firefox and Chrome.

Definitely move to one of those browsers and let me know if the issue persists!
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it's a running Tech joke that Internet Explorer's only use is to download Firefox and Chrome.

Definitely move to one of those browsers and let me know if the issue persists!
I have always hated IE on past computers, slow and it sucked. So I've used Firefox for many years. But when I bought this laptop a few months ago I tried out IE 10 that was on it and I was surprised. It actually worked better than Firefox. I couldn't believe it. I put Firefox on here the day I got the computer and played around with both browsers and for the first time Firefox didn't impress me.

Past computers I've owned had 98, XP, and Vista, this has 8 but I used a free download to where it looks like I have XP when I turn it on. I don't even see those annoying apps unless I mainly click to go to that screen, which I never do.

Anyways, I downloaded chrome about 10 minutes ago and its definitely much better for YT. I downloaded opera to but didn't play with it yet. Gonna play with chrome a while first. Thanks for the advice!
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Never a problem, Skermac!
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